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Chuffalump
September 3rd, 2010, 07:47 AM
Somewhere out there is a short story. Possibly with romantic leanings. Set in a world where peoples clothes are their cars. Cars are worn. You can buy new cars in stores in the same way you might buy a new outfit. To be seen out of your car is like being naked.

The way the story is written doesn't give the impression of the car/clothes being big and bulky. They are treated exactly like clothes.

It was probably in a collection..... obviously........

Any ideas?

B5B7
September 4th, 2010, 11:17 AM
Probably not what you are looking for, but a clothes-related novel by Barrington Bayley is 'The Garments of Caean'.

Chuffalump
September 5th, 2010, 02:59 PM
No. Definitely not that.:)

JunkMonkey
October 2nd, 2010, 07:06 PM
Why is it that every time I read a story description like this I am immediately convinced Philip K Dick wrote it?

Uglemor
September 21st, 2013, 03:34 PM
This story is somewher in my collection of sci fi. When I read it again, I'll tell you the title and who/wher it's written.

Chuffalump
September 22nd, 2013, 01:15 AM
Thanks Uglemor. At least I wasn't dreaming.